Posts tagged Modern Family

What dads want, the survey says …

   June 4, 2014 7:27 am    0

The marketing e-mails that I receive about what dads want for Father’s Day gifts started even before Mother’s Day. I’ve compiled some of the ideas, but first, here’s a survey that did on the TV dad who people think is the perfect dad: 1. Cliff Huxtable, “The Cosby Show” 44 percent 2. Ward Cleaver, “Leave it…


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Lessons from blended family trenches 02/25/14

   February 25, 2014 6:34 am    0

I have a lot of friends who are closing in on merging blended families together. Discussions with them remind me of some painful times when my husband and I tried to merge everyone together into one family 11 years ago. There were times when we didn’t all get along. But look at us now. No…


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Plunging necklines punctuate Golden Globes — go Sally

   January 15, 2013 5:47 am    0

I didn’t watch the Golden Globes because I was watching “Downton Abbey,” but I did catch up on the styles this morning. It appears that plunging necklines stole the show for everyone from 66-year-old Oscar nominee Sally Field (for her role as Mary Todd Lincoln) to the kids — Selena Gomez, 20, and “Modern Family” actress Sarah Hyland,…


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5 tips to choose a high school

   April 25, 2012 8:13 am    0

It’s the time of year middle schoolers are faced with the challenge of choosing a high school. It’s an emotional time for kids — be understanding. Here are five things to consider: Private versus public — Private schools cost more than $6,000 a year for tuition. That’s $24,000 for four years, and that does not…


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Shedding light on dresses, shoes that sport LEDs

   April 16, 2012 4:17 am    0

Time to get charged up for spring. If you are looking for some bright fashions, here are a few: Dresses that illuminate like the dresses worn by the bride, bridesmaids and little Lily on “Modern Family.” CuteCircuit, a fashion tech company, launched a collection of dresses and tops embedded with LED lights. The clothes recharge…


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Modern Family’s memorable bleep

   April 5, 2012 11:05 am    0

Last night’s episode of Modern Family was a rerun, but I laughed just as hard as the first time. One of the subplots focused on Little Lily’s obsession with dropping the f-bomb. This episode created a lot of Internet buzz when it first aired. It offers a stinging reminder that kids repeat what they hear….


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Must see video: Gannon student walks tightrope

   March 25, 2012 8:06 am    0

OK, it’s not really a tightrope; it’s a slackliner. Click on Slackliner student to see passersby stop in their tracks to watch this Gannon University wrestler enjoy his exercise. Slacklining — Wikipedia defines as an exercise in balance that uses 1-inch nylon webbing like a tension wire, and this GU student uses trees much like Phil did in…


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Modern family lives here

   September 22, 2011 6:00 am    0

After watching the premiere of ABC’s “Modern Family” last night, I have to say I love this show. I’ve always loved the show. It is the first show, I think, that gives a somewhat accurate portrayal of blended families. As a member of a blended family, I can vouch for the funny moments, the tender…


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